The fact that he had mentioned is in accordance to the position of Ahl al-Sunnah wa al-Jama'ah scholars, as what had been said by al-Imam Shihabuddin 'Abd al-Rahman Isma'il (1975:193), who is known as Abu Shamah al-Maqdisi, that besides the competency in the recitation of al-Qur'an, there is something more significance which is the understanding of its meanings, implementation of its commandments, awareness about its restrictions and efforts in attaining the sense of kashyah Allah (Fearing Allah) as a consequence of the good recitation.
Al-Shaykh 'Abd al-Rahman al-Sa'di belongs to Ahl al-Sunnah wa al-Jama'ah, the stream of al-Salaf alSalih.
Al-Shaykh 'Abd al-Rahman al-Sa'di was very concerned about the affirmation of some of the core principles of Ahl al-Sunnah wa al-Jama'ah.
According to Ahl al-Sunnah wa al-Jama'ah, the monotheistic belief is divided into two parts (Ismail Omar 1999: 77-78):
Dr Belouafi claimed Al-Sunnah, or Ahl Al-Sunnah, was simply a method of understanding and practising Islam followed by millions of Muslims - and just because the centre's magazine used the name, it was no proof that it was linked with any extremist group.